[rep-ri-zen-tey-shuh n, -zuh n-] /ˌrɛp rɪ zɛnˈteɪ ʃən, -zən-/
the act of representing.
the state of being represented.
the expression or designation by some term, character, symbol, or the like.
action or speech on behalf of a person, group, business house, state, or the like by an agent, deputy, or representative.
the state or fact of being so represented:
to demand representation on a board of directors.
Government. the state, fact, or right of being represented by delegates having a voice in legislation or government.
the body or number of representatives, as of a constituency.
the act of speaking or negotiating on behalf of a state.
an utterance on behalf of a state.
presentation to the mind, as of an idea or image.
a mental image or idea so presented; concept.
the act of portrayal, picturing, or other rendering in visible form.
a picture, figure, statue, etc.
the production or a performance of a play or the like, as on the stage.
Often, representations. a description or statement, as of things true or alleged.
a statement of facts, reasons, etc., made in appealing or protesting; a protest or remonstrance.
Law. an implication or statement of fact to which legal liability may attach if material:
a representation of authority.
the act or an instance of representing or the state of being represented
anything that represents, such as a verbal or pictorial portrait
anything that is represented, such as an image brought clearly to mind
the principle by which delegates act for a constituency
a body of representatives
(contract law) a statement of fact made by one party to induce another to enter into a contract
an instance of acting for another, on his authority, in a particular capacity, such as executor or administrator
a dramatic production or performance
(often pl) a statement of facts, true or alleged, esp one set forth by way of remonstrance or expostulation
(linguistics) an analysis of a word, sentence, etc, into its constituents: phonetic representation
[self-ri-prohch] /ˈsɛlf rɪˈproʊtʃ/ noun 1. blame or censure by one’s own conscience. self-reproach noun 1. the act of finding fault with or blaming oneself
verb (used with object), reproduced, reproducing. 1. to make a copy, representation, duplicate, or close imitation of: to reproduce a picture. 2. to produce again or anew by natural process: to reproduce a severed branch. 3. Biology. to produce one or more other individuals of (a given kind of organism) by some process of generation […]
[ree-pruh-duhk-shuh n] /ˌri prəˈdʌk ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of reproducing. 2. the state of being reproduced. 3. something made by reproducing an original; copy; duplicate: a photographic reproduction; a reproduction of a Roman vase. 4. Biology. the natural process among organisms by which new individuals are generated and the species perpetuated. reproduction […]
noun 1. the feeling of displeasure or indignation at some act, remark, person, etc., regarded as causing injury or insult. noun 1. anger, bitterness, or ill will